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in business news. big losses on stock markets overnight. >> indeed, catherine. europe and wall street sliding overnight. new york stocks tumbled on monday on growing concerns that greece's fiscal problems could spread to other european countries such as italy and spain. the dow jones industrial average lost more than 180 points at one stage, closing the day at 12,505, down 151 points from friday's finish. sell orders surged for a wide range of issues. earlier in the day, european stocks were down across the board. market sources say investors are speculating eu stress tests for regional lenders could reveal problems that are weighing down on italian banks. results will be announced later this week. italy's long-term bond prices have plummeted on the speculation. >>> now let's go check on tokyo shares after a considerable setback on wall street and continued concerns in europe. we go to ramin mellegard who is at the tokyo stock exchange. italy emerging as the next big story. >> very good morning to you, ai. we're really seeing that reflected in the markets here at the open boat the nikkei down
rainfall over today as well. so big concern here. it's going to be turning very stormy. this forecast path taking towards the north a little more over the course of today. then it veers out quickly and heads toward the east. but this is going to be a slow-moving system. a wide area is going to be impacted. and we are going to continue to see that stormy weather over the next couple of days. of course plenty of -- and we're talking about damaging winds, dangerous surf conditions and the possibility of landslides and flooding. as much as 800 millimeters for this section. some of these areas have seen a lot of rainfall in the past 24 hours too. so amounts are easily going to hit almost a meter high. very wet conditions. do want to watch out for over the next few days. >> thank you very much. we'll keep checking in for the latest updates on that. >>> now, three prefectures in northeastern japan have identified more farms that shipped contaminated beef. seven farms fed their cattle straw that had been left outdoors after the march nuclear accidents at the fukushima daiichi plant. the straw was
for choice. in the crowded cities of india, big isn't always best. more and more indians are choosing cars that are easy to afford as well as easy to park. >> reporter: in new delhi's business district. 2.5 million automobiles were sold in india last year which is up 120% from five years ago. japanese car maker nissan motor built a factory in india last year and introduced the low-priced model entering this giant model in earnest. nissan's rivals are not lagging behind. this popular model from germany's volkswagen is next. toyota also introduced a low-priced automobile. it costs about 9,000 u.s. dollars. the least expensive of all sold in india. hatch backs which are shorter than ordinary cars are especially popular in india's growing market of inexpensive automobiles. in the center of new delhi in this parking lot, you can see large number of hatchback cars parked here. hatchbacks are popular because they are easy to park. there are not enough parking lots. a car parks too close on this street of the business district. >> parking problem, you have to have a hatchback vehicle. >> reporter:
, too, over the course of today. it's a big concern and turning very stormy. now, let's forecast path towards the north a little bit more over the course of today and then veers quickly out and heads out in towards the east and this is a fairly slow-moving system and it's large so a wide area's going to be impacted. and we are going to continue to see that stormy weather over the next couple of days. now, of course, plenty of rainfall, especially along the pacific side and in addition to that, damaging winds, dangerous surf conditions and potential for landslides as well as flooding. rainfall amounts in the next 24 hours into wednesday morning as much as 800 millimeters for the section and some of these areas have already seen a lot of rainfall in the past 24 hours, too. so amounts are easily going to hit almost a meter high. very, very wet conditions. do want to watch out for over the next few days. >> all right. we'll be checking back for the latest in those -- in that situation. so japan's women's soccer team arrived home after winning the world cup for the first time. the team arr
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